CAL 20 Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of CAL 20. Built by Jensen Marine/Cal Boats and designed by C. William Lapworth, the boat was first built in 1961. It has a hull type of Fin w/transom hung rudder and LOA is 6.1. Its sail area/displacement ratio 20.03. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by undefined, runs on undefined.

CAL 20 has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about CAL 20 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:6.1 m / 20.01 ft
Rigging Type:Fractional Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/transom hung rudder
S.A. (reported):18.12 m2 / 195.04 ft2
Draft (max):1.01 m / 3.31 ft
Displacement:885 kg / 1951.09 lbs
Ballast:408 kg / 899.48 lbs
Last Built:1975
Designers:C. William Lapworth
LWL:5.49 m / 18.01 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:12.12
Capsize Screening Formula:2.24

Rig And Sail Specs

I:6.71 m / 22.01 ft
S.A. Fore:7.01 m / 23.00 ft
E:3.05 m / 10.01 ft
S.A. Fore:7.46 m2 / 80.30 ft2
S.A. Main:10.68 m2 / 114.96 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)18.14 m2 / 195.26 ft2


Builders:Jensen Marine/Cal Boats
Designers:C. William Lapworth


Who designed the CAL 20?

CAL 20 was designed by C. William Lapworth.

Who builds CAL 20?

CAL 20 is built by Jensen Marine/Cal Boats.

When was CAL 20 first built?

CAL 20 was first built in 1961.

How long is CAL 20?

CAL 20 is 5.49 m in length.

What is mast height on CAL 20?

CAL 20 has a mast height of 7.01 m.

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